Mark Welstead joined Rainbow International in 2012 and served as the VP of Operations. He was named the President in January 2014 and is responsible for the overall leadership, initiative and growth of the thirty-year-old company, including sales and operational support.
His previous roles include Chief Financial Officer, Board of Directors, and Vice President of Finance for several manufacturing, construction and service companies in the southwest. With responsibilities for Finance and Accounting, Human Resources and Benefits, Information Technologies, Commercial Insurance and various Executive Management roles, his broad business experience compliments the existing Rainbow International management team.
In addition to Mark’s corporate experience, he has also worked for a number of businesses on a management consultant basis. These include commercial roofing, commercial and residential HVAC, franchise pest control, warehousing, distribution and third party logistics, as well as small manufacturing startups.
Mark earned his BBA in Accounting from Baylor University.
Vice President of Operations
Marla Mock joined Rainbow International in 2012. She first served as a franchise consultant in the Midwest. Her current position with Rainbow includes a leadership role in franchise support, training, continuous improvement in systems and processes, as well as implementation of industry specific best practices.
Marla entered the restoration and construction industry in 2003, and literally learned all aspects of the business from the ground up. She has held positions ranging from
Receptionist to Director of Business Development up to General Manager for a multi- million dollar restoration company in central Texas. Marla has vast experience working on multiple large loss projects ranging from floods to wildfires. She was also responsible for teaching a variety of continuing education classed for insurance agents and adjustors, and is IICRC certified.
She received the 5 Star Vision Award for the DePaul Center while employed with Providence Healthcare Network. She is also a graduate from the Leadership Waco Program.
Marla earned her BBA in Human Resources Management from Tarleton State University. Marla served as both the Student Body Vice-President and President while attending Tarleton State University, and was appointed to the Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board, serving 3 terms. She was awarded the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges and the John Tarleton Spirit Award.
Jack A. White, CR, WLS, CSDR
Vice President of Technical Services
As Vice President of Technical Services, Jack White is responsible for training, technical services and support, as well as, research and development for Rainbow International.
- Senior Technician - Rainbow International of Waco, TX Technician of the Year - 1979
- Marketing Director - Rainbow International
- Asst. Vice President Marketing - Rainbow International Manager of Canadian Corporate Office
- Marketing Director of the Year 1987, 1988, 1989
- VP of Franchise System Management of The Year – 1996
- TAC Chairperson for IICRC – Color Repair
- Vice President of Operations – Rainbow International
- Vice President of Technical Support and Training – Rainbow International Don Dwyer Award Winner – 1997
- RIA- CR Redevelopment Committee member – 2011
- RIA – Board Of Directors – 2013 IICRCA – Board Of Directors - 2014
McLennan Community College
Certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration in Carpet Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Water Restoration, Carpet Repair & Reinstallation, Odor Control, Fire Restoration, Color Repair, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Master Textile Cleaning Technician, Applied Structural Drying, Master Fire & Smoke Technician, Master Water Restoration Technician, Health & Safety Technician, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, & Commercial Drying Specialist.
Certified in Fire Restoration by the National Institute of Fire Restoration
Certified by the Indoor Air Quality Association for Mold Remediation
Graduate of National Institute of Disaster Restoration Certified Restorer (CR) Program Graduate of The Water Loss Institute’s Water Loss Specialist (WLS) Program
Senior Carpet Inspector
ASCR Approved Wool Specialist
Certified – Vortex Drying
Council-certified Structural Drying Remediator
Regional Supervisor - Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration for Texas
Member - National Panel of Consumer Arbitrators, handling disputes for Better Business Bureau
IICRC accredited instructor in Water Damage Restoration, Carpet Cleaning and Odor Control.
Director of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives
Bruce Jensen joined the Rainbow Team from his most recent role as Director of Affiliates at HSG/Codeblue in Springfield Ohio. Bruce’s background includes Franchise ownership as well as extensive sales and operation experience developing new business opportunities and leading top functioning teams at companies like UniLever and Frito-Lay.
At Rainbow, Bruce and his Business Development team will find and generate new growth for Rainbow owners throughout the U.S. and Canada. They will also find creative ways to enhance and support business building activities of each owner.
Bruce earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University and completed the Cornell University, Executive Management Sales Curriculum.
Bruce and his wife Cheryl live in Waco, TX. They are the parents of 4 children and 6 grandchildren. In addition to nurturing the close relationships in his family he enjoys golf, biking and traveling to new destinations and adventures.